Fede Galizia | Milan 1578 – 1630
Daughter of art born in Milan learns pictorial art in his father's workshop. In those days a female painter had little chance of movement because her honor, much more important than her painting skills, was controlled by fathers and brothers. Life for the artists of the era was mainly carried out within the studio space. Already at the tender age of 12 he was considered a trained artist. He commissioned the construction of some blades and portraits, but his pictorial activity was directed towards elegant still lifes and extraordinary realism. At the marriage he preferred painting remained so unmarried and died during the plague epidemic.